Ethical PR consultancy Greenhouse appoints ex-Bristol 2015 head of media to lead its city office

March 22, 2017
Ethical PR consultancy Greenhouse appoints ex-Bristol 2015 head of media to lead its city office

Former Grayling associate director Helen Bell has joined specialist PR agency Greenhouse to head its Bristol office. Helen, pictured, who was also head of PR & media for Bristol 2015 Ltd – the company behind the city’s year as European Green Capital – arrives at Greenhouse as it continues...

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Wiltshire acquisition for Kellaway as it continues to build regional branch network

March 22, 2017
Wiltshire acquisition for Kellaway as it continues to build regional branch network

Bristol-based builders’ merchants Kellaway Building Supplies has continued its growth with the acquisition of a Wiltshire firm.  Marlborough Building Supplies becomes Kellaway’s 13th branch and extends the group further into Wiltshire, where it already operates a branch in Swindon. Privately-owned Kellaway was formed in 1982 and has grown to...

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MA programme to create next generation of creative producers launched by UWE and Watershed

March 22, 2017
MA programme to create next generation of creative producers launched by UWE and Watershed

UWE Bristol and Watershed have launched a master’s course in creative producing, inspired by the internationally-recognised work of the Watershed’s Pervasive Media Studio creative hub. Starting this September, the course has been developed in response to the growing demand for ‘creative producers’ in the creative industries, spanning film, theatre,...

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From the West of England to the weird and wonderful of SXSW

March 22, 2017
From the West of England to the weird and wonderful of SXSW

Many of the West of England’s most talented creative and tech experts have just returned from Austin, Texas, having attended the annual SXSW Festival. So what is it about the mix of music, film and tech that keeps them going back every year? Creative Business News asked Gabby Shaw,...

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My Creative Life: Benjamin Scrase, graphics and technical co-ordinator, Floating Harbour Films

March 21, 2017
My Creative Life: Benjamin Scrase, graphics and technical co-ordinator, Floating Harbour Films

Each fortnight Creative Business News gives a prominent member of the region’s creative sector the chance to reflect on their career, their work and their ambitions by answering 10 questions about themselves. Name: Benjamin Scrase Job title: Graphics and technical co-ordinator Current company: Floating Harbour Films Age: 23 My...

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New creative director for digital marketing agency Bray Leino Yucca

March 21, 2017
New creative director for digital marketing agency Bray Leino Yucca

Bristol-based digital and direct marketing agency Bray Leino Yucca has welcomed Justin Ballantine as a new creative director. Justin, pictured, has joined after more than six years working at employer branding specialist ThirtyThree in Bristol, where he was head of creative. At Bray Leino Yucca he will focus on creative...

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Chance for aspiring creative tech entrepreneurs to make their business pitch perfect

March 21, 2017
Chance for aspiring creative tech entrepreneurs to make their business pitch perfect

Creative tech firms are being urged to sign up for a workshop to help them develop and pitch business ideas. Hosted by tech business incubator SETsquared Bristol on April 4, #Ideas2Pitch is aimed at aspiring tech entrepreneurs and follows the success of a similar event last year. The interactive workshop,...

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Bristol bosses urged to enter region’s top awards for boardroom excellence

March 21, 2017
Bristol bosses urged to enter region’s top awards for boardroom excellence

The clock is ticking for Bristol directors to enter the region’s top award scheme recognising excellence and enterprise in the boardroom. The deadline for the Institute of Directors’ (IoD) South West Director of the Year Awards 2017 is March 31 and organisers are urging Bristol’s top executives to get...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

March 19, 2017
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Monday 20 March Interims: Diurnal, Finsbury Food Group, Volution Finals: MaxCyte, One Media IP Group, Phoenix Group Holdings, Satellite Solutions Worldwide, Taptica International Economics: Rightmove house prices Tuesday 21 March Interims: Bellway, SCS Finals: 888 Holdings, Amec Foster Wheeler, Augean, EKF Diagnostics, Fevertree Drinks, Gamma Communications, Hansteen Holdings, Huntsworth,...

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